Veteran Education Benfits

Colby Sawyer College is committed to supporting men and women who have served our nation through military service. The college serves veterans, service members and their families, who are accessing U.S. Department of Veterans Affairs (VA) education benefits, often referred to as the GI Bill®.

Colby-Sawyer accepts credits earned through the military as transfer credit. For further information about this, please contact the Registrar’s Office.

Students attending Colby-Sawyer College, who are eligible to receive VA Educational Benefits may qualify for one of the following Chapters of the GI Bill® of Educational Assistance:

  • CHAPTER 30 Montgomery GI Bill®
  • CHAPTER 31 Vocational Rehabilitation
  • CHAPTER 33 Post 9/11 GI Bill®
  • CHAPTER 33 Post 9/11 GI Bill® FRY Scholarship
  • CHAPTER 35 Survivors' and Dependents' Educational Assistance Program
  • CHAPTER 1606 Montgomery GI Bill® - Selected Reserve
  • CHAPTER 1607 Reserve Educational Assistance Program

The Certificate of Eligibility must be submitted to the School Certifying Official (SCO). Any changes in enrollment must be communicated to the (SCO) immediately. Students are responsible for maintaining their benefit eligibility. The SCO does not have access to see this information. If certification is requested it will be processed, however, should the VA deny payment it is the student’s responsibility to make payment arrangements with Student Accounts for all outstanding charges.

Yellow Ribbon
Colby-Sawyer College is a participant in the Yellow Ribbon program. The Yellow Ribbon program allows for additional funding for students who are 100% eligible for Chapter 33 Post 9/11 benefits beyond the tuition and fees cap.

GI Bill® is a registered trademark of the U.S. Department of Veterans Affairs (VA). More information about education benefits offered by VA is available at the official U.S. government Web site at

School Certifying Officials:
Amy Cushing or Kim Novak : 603.526.3744 or